This week’s Weekly News Round-up is a collection of good and interesting tech news from around the web. From gaining a better understanding of how to keep your business networks secure to understanding the shifting ecology of tech, post-pandemic, this round-up has something for everyone.
Debunking the Myth That Greater Compliance Makes IT More Secure
Regulations and compliance rules around securing business and users against cyberattacks don’t seem to be adequate, despite the ever-increasing volume. Rather, a continuous risk-management strategy should be the focus for IT and security professionals. Adaptive approaches and secure privileged access credentials are the best way to keep company and individual information safe. Read more about this on-going issue at Forbes.
Daily AI Round-up: The Five Coolest Things on Earth Today
AI Authority has collected their favorite AI news of the day to create a round-up of brief explanations. Exciting announcements include a Vendasta and JS Group partnership, a Tech Mahindra and Openet partnership, new voice biometrics to help with bank security in Australia, and UJ Net bringing in OneLogin for ID management.
Verizon Report Analysis: Money, Not Espionage at the Heart of Cyber-Crime Breaches
After analyzing 32,000 security incidents and 3,950 breaches across 81 different countries, the Verizon report concludes that attempts to collect cash account for 86% of breaches and attempts. This finding is in contrast with the wide-spread media coverage speculating espionage attempts at the root cause. Actual cases of espionage account for about 10% of total breaches in the year analyzed For key stats and expert takes on what this report means for the future, check out SC Magazine UK.
Cloud Strategies Aren’t Just About Digital Transformation Anymore
With companies rapidly transitioning to a remote workforce due to COVID-19, the slow move toward cloud service utilization has hit the gas. In-person tasks and processes have moved to the cloud in order to ensure constant and reliable access in these unprecedented times. This shift isn’t just happening in tech or businesses relying on desk-workers. From retail operations to medical consultations, businesses across the globe will increasingly rely on digital and cloud solutions to keep moving forward post-pandemic. Read the details at Information Week.